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Japan is often recognized for the longevity of its citizens, but rather than a purely natural phenomenon, part of the secret of their success is a near-obsession with medical testing for even the tiniest of ailments. That laser focus on medical analysis is set to get another level of detail thanks to a new genetic testing kit being offered by Yahoo Japan.
 
Yahoo's in the crapper right now. After CEO Carol Bartz announced she was fired, Yahoo's been exploring how to remain afloat in today's digital climate. AOL's said to be interested in swallowing them up, but now Microsoft might bid to buy them out again — the second time since 2008.